Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Tip Leads Police To Stolen Vehicle In Cookeville

Cookeville police have charged a Robertson County man with theft of a motor vehicle after finding him in possession of a pick-up truck that had been stolen in Crossville. Officer Ronnie Franklin says he went to the Plateau Mental Health Center building on South Willow Avenue this week after receiving information passed on by the Cumberland County sheriff's office that a 1999 Ford F150 might be found there. Franklin says he found the truck parked behind the building and says a white male subject was standing next to it. That man was identified as 30-year-old Travis Matthew Lane of Cross Plains, Tennessee. Lane allegedly admitted to having taken the truck from Crossville. He was transported to the Putnam County jail and served with the auto theft warrant.